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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 9, Number 4, December 2015

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Anna Cates
Wilmington, Ohio, USA


Flight

“We don’t want you to grow up crooked,” I explain to the child, hoping to sway him from teasing. His face is dirty. He wears his candy smears in colors like stained glass.

a whip-poor-will peers
from a lopsided pine tree
chilly nightfall

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